2019

  1. Message from ILO's Director-General Guy Ryder for International Cooperative Day 2019

    05 July 2019

    The 2019 International Day of Cooperatives will be celebrated on Saturday 6 July. This year, in commemoration of the ILO’s centenary, the theme is "cooperatives for decent work" which is closely linked to SDG8. On this occasion ILO Director-General Guy Ryder has issued a video message.

  2. © Brendan Smialowski / AFP 2019

    No social justice without decent work

    29 June 2019

    In a speech at the G20 leaders’ summit in Tokyo, ILO Director-General, Guy Ryder, pointed to the need to tackle inequality amongst the world’s workers.

  3. The Tokyo 2020 Organising Committee of the Olympic and Paralympic Games (Tokyo 2020) has launched a webpage featuring its partnership with the ILO.

    24 May 2019

  4. Efforts of Government, Employers and Workers towards Decent Work of Migrant Workers

  5. Japan to support youth employment opportunities for refugees and host community in Mauritania

    11 April 2019

    The project aims at promoting economic self-sufficiency of refugees and peaceful coexistence with host communities through the development of employability schemes and decent jobs in infrastructure construction works.

  6. Message at the ILO-Japan Signing Ceremony for the Project on the Improvement of Water Supply Equipment Management Capacity for the Establishment of Peace in Mindanao

    06 March 2019

    By Mr Khalid Hassan, Director, ILO Country Office for the Philippines at the ILO-Japan Signing Ceremony for the Project on the Improvement of Water Supply Equipment Management Capacity for the Establishment of Peace in Mindanao, Ortigas, Philippines, 6 March 2019

  7. A new ILO-Japan project to ensure water, jobs and peace in Mindanao, Philippines

    06 March 2019

    The International Labour Organization (ILO) and the Government of Japan have signed a new partnership to provide jobs and promote peace through improved water supply and sanitation services in post-conflict areas in the Philippines.

  8. Report of the Symposium Commemorating the ILO Centenary (2/1)

    05 March 2019

  9. Participants’ reflections on the 9th ILO-JCCU African Cooperative Leaders’ Study Tour

    21 February 2019

    Since 2010, the ILO, through the Cooperatives Unit (COOP) and its Office for Tokyo, and the Japanese Consumers’ Co-operative Union (JCCU) have co-organized African Cooperative Leaders' Study Tours in Japan to encourage the exchange of knowledge and experiences and explore possible cooperation between African and Japanese cooperatives.

  10. © JCCU 2019

    Dialogue between Mr. HONDA, President, Japanese Consumers' Co-operative Union and Ms. Taguchi, Director, ILO Office for Japan

    12 February 2019